Posts tagged: achieving goals

Progress Usually Comes In Bunches

In my post on How To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions, I briefly touched on how progress will rarely be linear when you are trying to reach your goals. This goes for just about anything that you are trying to accomplish, whether it’s building a business, learning a new skill, or trying to make a positive change to your body through… Continue reading

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How To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

The new year has arrived, a time when many people make New Year’s resolutions to improve their lives. Unfortunately, while many people start out with lots of motivation for keeping their resolution, a large percentage of them end up failing. Two common causes for failing is not making an action plan, and focusing on the wrong things… Continue reading

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What You Can Add To Your Goals Right Now To Be More Successful In Life

When setting goals, most people only focus on the end result they want. This works for some people, but others may find that they consistently fail to accomplish their goals. If you find yourself falling into the latter group instead of the former, try changing how you set your goals to see if it helps you to be more successful.

Add Action Goals To Your End Result Goals… Continue reading

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Something More Important Than Courage

I like to obtain my inspiration from many different sources, and one of my favorites is a commercial from Michael Jordan’s “Become Legendary” campaign. The message is very inspirational even if you have no interest in sports.

One line from the commercial really resonates with me, “I have something more important than courage, I have patience”.

Having the courage to start… Continue reading | 1 Comment

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How To Find Your Burning Desire To Succeed

Do you have big dreams and goals you want to accomplish? If you are reading this, then the answer is most likely yes. You may have been highly motivated when you started to work toward what you wanted, but now your motivation has waned or even disappeared completely. Perhaps you have not even been able to find the motivation to begin yet.

Whether it is the former or the… Continue reading | 4 Comments

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Should You “Burn The Ships”?

An often quoted story in motivational literature involves a Spanish explorer by the name of Cortes that conquered the Aztecs. As the story goes, once all of his men and supplies were on land he set fire to the ships they had arrived on. This effectively cut off any escape and forced his men to fight with no option to retreat. This strategy proved to be successful as his army… Continue reading | 3 Comments

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Friday January 29th, 2010 in , , , , | 3 Comments »

5 Tips to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

A new year is upon us, a clean slate that is full of opportunity and hope for a brighter future. It is a chance to reflect on what happened in the past year. An opportunity to review the goals you were able to accomplish, and what you still need to work on. A new year is when most people set new goals for themselves, more commonly known as new year’s… Continue reading

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How To Set Goals More Effectively

Setting goals is very important when you want to become more successful in all areas of your life. Yet having only vague, unspecific goals in your mind is the surest way to fall short of accomplishing them. You are about to learn strategies to set goals more effectively, which will greatly improve your chances of achieving them. Continue reading | 1 Comment

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Wednesday October 28th, 2009 in , , | 1 Comment »

The Importance of Persistence

Persistence is often the one key ingredient that is missing when someone tries to achieve a goal. Even more so now in today’s world, where instant gratification is not just desired, but expected.

When results do not come as quickly and easily as expected, many people become discouraged and give up. Worst of all, some quit even though they are much closer to achieving their goal than they think… Continue reading

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